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4 Topics That Every Communication Training Program Needs

According to a study performed by Watson Wyatt, businesses with effective communication practices are over 50 percent more likely to report that their employee turnover levels were below the industry average.

 

It’s not a secret that effective communication training increases productivity and employee morale. And yet, doesn’t it seem like communication skills are often taken for granted or overlooked?

 

These communication skills are even more important in managers. 

 

Don’t expect your employees to come with perfect communication skills “built-in”. Instead, train them to become great communicators.

 

Communication Skills for Managers: A Comprehensive Guide

 

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Employees Not Taking Their Managers Seriously? 6 Tips...

Peter Drucker says, “The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.” This isn’t to say that no responsibility lies on employees, but that performance and productivity gaps can often be remedied by improving managers.

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6 Common Causes of Workplace Conflict and How to Avoid Them

 

Conflicts happen in every workplace. They can start with a simple disagreement and often escalate into an argument that impedes the productivity of a team.

 

Although conflicts themselves are common – effective resolution of those conflicts tends not to be. Even though it may not always be possible to avoid conflict completely, It’s important to be able to recognize common causes of workplace conflict to help stifle them early on.

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Training New Managers: 12 Topics to Focus On

High-performers who are ambitious and want to grow tend to be top-picks when it comes time to promote someone to manager.

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How to Improve Workplace Communication Skills: A Guide for Managers

When it comes to communication between a manager and their team, there is always room for improvement. Improving workplace communication across your organization should be a goal for every business leader, and one that brings increased productivity to your team. When it comes to being a manager, having the ability to communicate effectively is one of the most important skills to have. 

Billionaire businessman Warren Buffet told a classroom of business students that being an effective communicator doubles your value in the workplace. Buffet said that he would give $100,000 to any student in the room in exchange for 10 percent of their future earnings. And if the student was an effective communicator, he would increase the bid by 50 percent because the investment had more value.

 

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Why, When, and How to Delegate: A Manager's Guide

Why to Delegate

Most leadership roles involve a variety of tasks that — simply put — cannot all be completed by one person. Sometimes leaders feel they must take up the reins of all of these tasks themselves to ensure they are done properly.

On the contrary, delegating some of these tasks to employees can improve task efficiency and benefit the organization in ways that aren't obvious at first. A study by Harvard Business Review determined that delegating can actually increase the income and overall efficiency of organizations. Not only does delegating empower others in the organization, it helps optimize the performance of the group. The more members who are included in the ownership of projects, the more efficient your organization will become.

Don’t know where to begin? Let's walk through delegating from start to finish. Feel free to download the delegating template to help you follow along with this blog.

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8 Tips to Give your Managers to Decrease Employee Turnover

Why you should care about reducing employee turnover

 

You’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase “people don’t leave their job, they leave their manager.” Companies around the world are learning how true this is, and are making concerted efforts to decrease employee turnover by improving their managers. In Gallup’s study, State of the American Manager, 50% of workers surveyed have left a job to “get away from their manager at some point in their career," and "at least 75% of the reasons for voluntary turnover can be influenced by managers."

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Managing your Multigenerational Workforce: 5 Ways to Leverage this Competitive Advantage

 

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The 4 Most Important Employee Retention Strategies That Actually Work

Retaining employees is one of the most crucial factors in running a successful business. Not only is employee turnover expensive, it can stifle growth, and decrease morale and togetherness in the workplace. Fortunately, there are a few key strategies that can help any organization keep people around, and see continued success.

 Employee Retention Whitepaper

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What are the Barriers to Effective Healthcare Communication?


Good communication is a linchpin of effective health care, and if it's missing, your entire business is likely to suffer. A recent benchmarking report from CRICO focuses on communication failures in the health care system. This report shows that 80 percent of serious medical errors result from miscommunication between providers and 1,744 deaths were traced to this problem during a recent five-year period.

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